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The 12th annual NUMAs Awards ceremony held April 24 awarded students, student organizations and advisors for their positive impact on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 04/27/2015
Dr. Stephen Husarik, music and humanities professor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, received the Scholarly Achievement Award during the Humanities Education Research Society’s annual conference in San Francisco.
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Fri, 04/24/2015
Tom Wing, director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site owned by the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, will kick off this year’s Crawford County Chronicles with a program May 3.
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Fri, 04/24/2015
Dr. Robert Willoughby, professor of history at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has made the Battle of Waterloo a topic of lifelong study. And from April 27-May 1, he will display a historical exhibit in room 122 of the Boreham Library commemorating the bicentennial of the important battle.
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Thu, 04/23/2015
The Marketing and Communications Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith won two awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education at the organization’s District IV conference in Austin, Texas.
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Thu, 04/23/2015
Three University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty members were honored at a faculty appreciation ceremony April 17 in recognition of their service to UAFS and the community.
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Wed, 04/22/2015
The Academy Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform their spring concert at 3 p.m. May 3 on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Wed, 04/22/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students and students from the Western Arkansas Technical Center at UAFS won a total of 16 medals, 11 of them gold, in the 2015 Arkansas SkillsUSA Championships.
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Tue, 04/21/2015
Eleven members of the Phi Beta Lambda chapter at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith returned from the Arkansas PBL State Leadership Conference with a total of 19 awards, with all members qualifying to represent UAFS and Arkansas at the PBL National Leadership Conference this summer in Chicago, Ill.
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Mon, 04/20/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s spring 2014 commencement will include two ceremonies held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 10 in the Stubblefield Center on UAFS campus to accommodate the increasing number of graduates, and both ceremonies will be highlighted by guest speaker and former state Sen. Shane Broadway.
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Sat, 04/18/2015
Students of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s radiography program competed against other programs from across the state at the annual conference of the Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists in Jonesboro, and UAFS swept the three areas of competition.
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Fri, 04/17/2015
Congressman Steve Womack (R-Ark.) today announced that Andrew Haught of Siloam Springs, a member of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith class of 2017, has been selected to serve as the 2015 John Paul Hammerschmidt Fellow.
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Thu, 04/16/2015
The effort to create a new fitness center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus began in 2013 with a group of students wanting to make a change. And those efforts culminated in a groundbreaking April 15 on the southwest corner of campus for the university’s newest building -- the Recreation and Wellness Center.
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Wed, 04/15/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Percussion Ensemble is set to perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 29 in the Breedlove Auditorium on the UAFS campus.
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Tue, 04/14/2015
UAFS can now add another national championship trophy to its trophy case. The UAFS cheer team won its first NCA Collegiate Cheer Intermediate Coed II Division National Championship on Friday at The Band Shell in Daytona Beach, Fla., out-performing nine teams over a two-day span to win the title.
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Tue, 04/14/2015
The chair of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Foundation and vice president of a financial services firm for the greater Fort Smith region will serve as the keynote speaker for the university’s spring commencement ceremonies held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 9 in the Stubblefield Center on the UAFS campus.
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Mon, 04/13/2015
For University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students Christina Early of Conway and Coral Polk of Fort Smith, a “fun” Saturday consisted of washing the windows of St. John’s Episcopal Church, a church in downtown Fort Smith.
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Mon, 04/13/2015
Artwork by 11 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students is currently featured in an art exhibit titled “Momentum” on display at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown until May 29.
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Fri, 04/10/2015
For three nights in April, students of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s theatre program will take on the role of director for the program’s annual “One-Act Showcase,” a variety show of short productions.
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Fri, 04/10/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 30 featuring the UAFS Chorale and UAFS Women’s Chorus in the Breedlove Auditorium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be the last performance by the Choral Program this school year.
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Wed, 04/08/2015
The Chamber Ensembles at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 27 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown.
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Tue, 04/07/2015
Rhonda Caton of Mulberry, director of procurement and travel services at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has earned the Certified Professional Public Buyer credential from the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council.
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Tue, 04/07/2015
Five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students have published their research in the Journal of the Fort Smith Historical Society.
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Mon, 04/06/2015
Author Sarah Thebarge will visit the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus for a reading and book signing at 4 p.m. April 13 in room 122 of the Boreham Library.
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Mon, 04/06/2015
A wildlife ecologist and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith alumnus will be the guest speaker at the university’s Faculty Appreciation Ceremony and Undergraduate Research Symposium held from 1-4 p.m. April 17 on the UAFS campus.
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Fri, 04/03/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during the organization’s initiation ceremony, with seniors also being corded during the event.
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Thu, 04/02/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith mourns the passing of longtime legislator John Paul Hammerschmidt, and the university expresses its appreciation for his service to both UAFS and the state of Arkansas.
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Wed, 04/01/2015
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a rendition of a classic Disney film in April as part of the Academy’s On Stage series.
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Tue, 03/31/2015
The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its second annual Lions Run 5K on April 25 at Chaffee Crossing, located at 207 Ellis St. in Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/30/2015
Dr. Daniel Littlefield will discuss the impact of Indian removal on the local area during a talk at 7 p.m. April 16 in the Latture Conference Center on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Thu, 03/26/2015
The Manufacturing Executives Association held a planning meeting March 19 at the Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown facilitated by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. The meeting set the organization’s scope of work for the coming year and marked the university’s continued collaboration with local industry and business.
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Mon, 03/23/2015
The Sigma Nu fraternity at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will hold the eighth annual St. Jude Breakaway 5K on April 4, with proceeds benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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Fri, 03/20/2015
Amidst rainy weather and cool temperatures, Amy Tan spoke to local residents and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students, faculty and staff about her life and its relation to “The Joy Luck Club” March 18 in the Stubblefield Center as part of the university’s ReadThis! program.
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Fri, 03/20/2015
The Spanish Club and the World Languages Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will celebrate Hispanic culture and traditions at the Spanish Festival, an event held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Thu, 03/19/2015
The Jazz Band and Jazz Catz at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 14 as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 34, highlighted by a guest performer known as “one of the greatest clarinetists in modern times.”
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Thu, 03/19/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host Preview Days from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on April 18 and April 30 for high school juniors and seniors to learn more about the university. The event will take place in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at UAFS.
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Wed, 03/18/2015

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